Head's Welcome

Head of College Welcome

Welcome to Dawlish College.

It continues to be an absolute privilege to be the Headteacher at Dawlish College – the staff and students are second to none and take all of life’s challenges in their stride. Despite current uncertainties as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we continue to hold onto our core purpose in all that we do. Behind all of the decisions taken and measures put in place sits the balance between keeping staff and students safe whilst also providing them with a varied and exciting school experience.

Dawlish College is a vibrant and exciting place to be, where we have the highest expectations of staff and students alike and seek to provide challenge at every available opportunity. As a small school, we have a very proud record of holistic support, care and individual attention: the happiness and well-being of our students is of paramount importance and is a vital foundation for their growth and development. Our college has an atmosphere of creativity and positivity that is generated by the provision of excellent opportunities for every individual thereby maximising the outcomes and improving the life chances of the young people in our care.

As a parent myself, I understand that you want your child to be inspired, supported and challenged to be the best version of themselves within an environment that knows them and values them as an individual. Thank you for entrusting me with the care and education of your child, present or future, and I look forward to unlocking their ambitions as I get to know them and work closely with you.

R Wickham

Senior Maintenance Technician Vacancy

Senior Maintenance Technician (permanent): Scale 6 (salary points 19-22) £25,481 - £27,041 per annum 37 hours a week all year round

Dawlish College, as part of the Estuaries Multi Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a permanent Senior Maintenance Technician to provide maintenance support across the Dawlish Hub which comprises Dawlish College and Starcross Primary School. Experience with a range of maintenance is essential. We are looking for someone who will head up the maintenance and cleaning team under the supervision of the Business Manager.

The Trust is looking for an individual with a high professional standard to join the team and to be instrumental in the growth of the Estates Services division of the Multi Academy Trust.

Some of the main duties include:

• To ensure that the maintenance of the academies buildings and environments are effectively undertaken.

• To be responsible for security, cleanliness, porterage, monitoring/liaising with contracts/contractors.

• To ensure the Health & Safety of the sites is maintained to a high standard.

• To assist with maintaining and managing a schedule of works to ensure that the academy sites are kept operational.

• To prioritise work as appropriate to ensure any impact on teaching and learning is minimised.

• To provide a high quality, proactive service to students, staff and visitors.

• To assist with creating and maintaining an effective Premises Team, ensuring that the changing needs of the Trust are met through training and development of the premises staff

Only applications submitted on the college application form will be considered and should reach the Headteacher by mid day on Monday 2nd November 2020.

It is envisaged that interviews will be held during week beginning 9th November 2020.

The successful candidates will be expected to take a positive and active role in professional development to ensure the role is out to the highest standards.

The college is committed to the safeguarding and well being of students and expects all staff to share in this responsibility; therefore the successful candidate will be required to under child protection screening, including enhanced DBS clearance, and full reference checks with previous employers. Applications can be returned by email on recruitment@dawlish.devon.sch.uk

Dawlish Hub Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

Dawlish Hub Senior Maintenance Technician Person Specification

Application Form For Non-Teaching staff